HC Deb 12 February 2004 vol 417 c1674W
Matthew Taylor

To ask the Prime Minister what plans he has to change the 30-year restriction on the disclosure of Cabinet papers; and if he will make a statement. [152956]

The Prime Minister

The Government have done a great deal to increase the openness and transparency of their proceedings. The Freedom of Information Act is a significant step forward that will be implemented from January 2005 and we will continue to keep under review further steps towards greater openness.